Architectural - Design & Built Environment Dean's Message

Prof. Ibtihal El-Bastawissi

Dean, Faculty of Architecture - Design & Built Environment

The Faculty of Architecture - Design and Built Environment at BAU was established in 1962. The faculty has an academic vision, mission and strategic objectives which are formulated in accordance with the general objectives set by UNESCO and UIA in their joint declaration in 2005.

The strength of our faculty is our commitment to high quality education. Over the past eight years the BAU has embedded a comprehensive structure of quality assurance procedures and systems crowned by the accomplishment by an unconditioned validation by the RIBA since 2010, which was selected as the tool to ensure such quality.

As the only validated architecture program in Lebanon. Graduates students to be validated by the RIBA. In addition to the Lebanese accredited degree.

To enrich the learning experiences of our students we are establishing a meaningful, diverse and interacting community of exceptional academic staff with national and international backgrounds, developing a strategic relationship with a targeted set of peer institutions in Europe and Middle East for students and faculty exchange and collaboration.

Over the years BAU evolved, expanded and added new facilities with a dynamic up-to-date curriculum, faculty of national and international experience of academic and practical background and campuses at Debbieh and Tripoli.

I invite you to explore our website to learn more about our programs, and our world class educational environment.